Mac Voght Selected By Kenneth Feinberg for Mississippi Katrina Program






Daytona Beach, FL - The nationally recognized mediation firm of Upchurch Watson White & Max is pleased to announce the selection of Mac Voght, the firm’s Mississippi based representative, to an exclusive panel of mediators and arbitrators taking part in a Liberty Mutual hurricane dispute resolution program. Washington lawyer, Kenneth R. Feinberg, best known as the nation’s Special Master of the 911 Victim’s Compensation Fund, was named by Liberty Mutual to oversee the program. Work will begin in mid-January using the 3 dozen mediators selected by Mr. Feinberg. The panel met in New Orleans January 9th, 2006 for orientation and training.


"Mac Voght's vast expertise in the area of insurance claims and contracts made him a superlative candidate for this panel of highly experienced mediators and arbitrators," said John Upchurch, president of the firm. "We congratulate Mac on his appointment to this important team of sophisticated professionals."


Established in 1996, the mediation group of Upchurch Watson White & Max ( ) encompasses a large and growing number of Florida Supreme Court certified mediators with wide-ranging specialties.  Firm panelists serve as court-appointed and privately employed mediators, arbitrators and third-party neutral case managers, preside over private trials, and act as consultants to business and industry, designing in-house dispute resolution systems.  Its members have served as founders and officers of the Florida Association of Professional Mediators as well as the American College of Civil Trial Mediators, and regularly provide continuing legal education to lawyers, mediators, judges and insurance professionals throughout the Southeast. Headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida, the firm maintains offices in Orlando and Miami, as well as Birmingham, Alabama , and mediates cases nationally and internationally. 

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